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River Falls Journal
Bauer, Maplethorpe appointed to CVTC Board
UW-River Falls corpse flower to bloom for the third time
River Falls man charged with third OWI after being clocked at 122 mph
Vehicle crashes, vaults out of ditch; Hudson driver later arrested
Wisconsin roundup: No post-recession relief in many small towns, report says; ballots could see 7 White House candidates; eight more state news stories
crime and courts
Wildcat football winners in week 2
Tigers claw Wildcats in football opener
Fighting Fish return to state baseball finals
Wildcats scrimmage in Osceola
Fighting Fish win rain-shortened home finale
Scout award recipients learn about birds, food and themselves
Weekend Happenings Aug. 26-28
Judgment: She's fiddling her way to the top
Featured photo: Sunset
ID event aims to keep dogs and owners forever united
arts and entertainment
TOWN OF TROY: Notice of Ordinance Amendment (Ch. 156)
PUBLIC NOTICE - TIMBER SALE BY BID: Cylon State Wildlife Area
TOWN OF MARTELL: Ad For Bids- New Town Maintenance Building
TOWN OF TROY: 9/8/16 Town Board Meeting and Public Hearing
ADJOURNED FORECLOSURE: Bremer Bank v. Brian J. O'Leary; Case 15-CV-121
Margaret Oleson, 87
Darold Dean Pechacek, 89
Marilyn T. Delander, 84
Shirley Mae Christenson, 89
Shirley Mae Christenson, 89
Featured column: Even in death, she'll have the last word
Featured column: Roadside trouble leads to reality check on privilege
Featured editorial: Sooner not later, let's pave the way
Her long career at River Falls City Hall coming to an end
Football rivalries tame compared to social media rancor
Real Estate Showcase
January 8, 2015
Snowy day means long hours for snowplow drivers
It was a cold, snowy day Thursday, Jan. 8. Snowplows drove around town, working to keep the main roads clear. Snowplow drivers said once it stopped...
January 8, 2015 - 5:00pm
January 7, 2015
River Falls says: How sweet it is
For the first time in six or seven years, since the Great Recession, the price of gas across River Falls dropped below $2 a gallon on Wednesday,...
January 7, 2015 - 3:24pm
January 3, 2015
Exchange student: River Falls is just the right fit
Laurie Bélanger helped decorate a tree, and gathered with family to celebrate Christmas this year. It just wasn’t the family she was born...
January 3, 2015 - 6:00am
December 20, 2014
Who can blame her for dreaming of a White Christmas?
‘Do you want to build a snowman?’ the popular song from Disney’s “Frozen” asks. If you asked her, Sofia Palomarez-Gomez would say...
December 20, 2014 - 6:00am
November 26, 2014
City hires new taxi provider
The City of River Falls will have a new company driving its taxis next year. The City Council approved an agreement with Running Inc. for the...
November 26, 2014 - 3:10pm
November 21, 2014
Deep freeze doesn’t spoil his sunny side
When winter snow arrived in early November, 16-year-old River Falls High School junior Imran Jocson didn’t complain – he celebrated. “Monday...
November 21, 2014 - 6:00am
October 5, 2014
Drivers: Expect some delays soon on I-94 bridge
Starting next week, Monday, Oct. 6, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation will be replacing the navigation lights on the eastbound and westbound bridges over the St. Croix River between Wisconsin and Minnesota. Motorists should expect some traffic delays. Crews will work...
October 5, 2014 - 5:00am
September 18, 2014
Soaring Acrobats put spotlight on everything Chinese
One UW-River Fall program got off to an exciting start last Thursday, Sept. 11, with a performance by the Golden Dragon Acrobats in the Knowles...
September 18, 2014 - 6:00am
August 27, 2014
Hey, taxi! Now there’s more time to hail a cab
Debra Lucero enjoys helping people find jobs through her own work at Express Employment Professionals. But Lucero, Express Employment Business...
August 27, 2014 - 12:49pm
August 23, 2014
UWRF gets more South Pole research opportunities
Thanks to a National Science Foundation grant, UWRF will be able to send students to Antarctica for the first time since 2010-2011. The grants,...
August 23, 2014 - 6:00am
August 8, 2014
Kinni pulls back the reins for altering Liberty Road
At its Tuesday, Aug. 5 regular meeting, the Kinnickinnic Town Board decided to hold off going ahead with extensive “improvements” to Liberty Road. This is after the town got a big matching state grant of almost $900,000 to remove curves so the road would be straighter and drivable...
August 8, 2014 - 11:22am
August 2, 2014
New east-side speed limit means, slow down
Drivers leaving River Falls past the hospital/clinic on County Road M or entering from the other direction will need to ease up on the gas. New...
August 2, 2014 - 6:00am
July 25, 2014
UPDATE: Radio Road/Hwy. 35 opens while other roads close
The new interchange/overpass at Radio Road/Chapman Drive/Hwy. 35 finally opened for traffic late Fridayafternoon, July 25. The $12 million...
July 25, 2014 - 4:34pm
June 19, 2014
Island sport paddles from ocean to local waters
After starting in Hawaii as an easy way for surf instructors to maneuver to tourists receiving lessons, Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP) has become...
Life/arts and entertainment
June 19, 2014 - 11:32am
June 13, 2014
Public hearing set for I-94 expansion in St. Croix
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) Northwest Region office in Eau Claire is holding a public hearing to give residents the chance to speak out about an Environmental Assessment concerning future reconstruction and expansion of I-94 from Hwy. 12 to 130th Street. The...
June 13, 2014 - 10:43am